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House Proceeding 02-25-09 on Feb 25th, 2009 :: 0:14:30 to 0:15:40
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James P. McGovern

0:14:30 to 0:14:51( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. mcgovern: my colleagues on the other side of the aisle want to defend president bush's economic policies the last eight years, they can have it. change and that's what they voted for. but i would like to show my colleagues, this is a chart entitled record deterioration on the budget under republican

James P. McGovern

0:14:30 to 0:15:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James P. McGovern

James P. McGovern

0:14:52 to 0:15:12( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: administrations. you see we get deeper into deficit spending under george bush one and the blue line represents bill clinton wn we went into surplus and the red line goes off the chart, represents the policies of george w. bush. we are in a mess because of the reckless policies of the last eight years and we need to dig

James P. McGovern

0:15:13 to 0:15:34( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: ourselves out of it. i would also say to my friend that he says there's no republican input in this bill at all. yet, as far as i can tell, he has seven earmarks in this bill. the gentleman from florida sitting next to him has 40 earmarks. 40% of the earmarks are republicans. how did they show up?

James P. McGovern

0:15:35 to 0:15:42( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: the bottom line, there has been bipartisan cooperation and collaboration and negotiation on this bill. and we need to get this bill

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